Meru University of Science and Technology’s Inaugural International Research and Innovation Conference (MUSTIC 2022)

 

The event which was scheduled to take place from 27th – 29th April, 2022 has been postponed to 28th – 30th June, 2022 at the same venue.

Staff and students are encouraged to submit more abstracts since the dates have been prolonged.

 

Theme: Research & Innovation for Sustainable Development

Event Taking Place on 28th-30th June 2022:

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Objectives

Sharing Research Knowledge

1. To share Research knowledge, innovations and Technologies for sustainable development

Research Interventions Integration

2. To integrate research interventions in conservation and sustainable use of natural resources

Pedagogy & Technology Integration

3. To integrate pedagogy, social sciences and to ensure resilience, quality, equity and sustainability

Provision of Collaborative Platform

4. To provide a collaborative platform for academia, innovators and entrepreneurs to seek solutions for sustainable development amidst crises

Contact Us

conferences@must.ac.ke

Rationale

MUSTIC is a prestigious event organized to provide a global platform for academia, researchers, industrialists, innovators and students to share their research findings and innovations. The conference focuses on providing innovative interventions for Sustainable Development.

Objectives

  1. To share Research knowledge, innovations and Technologies for sustainable development.
  2. To integrate research interventions in conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.
  3. To integrate pedagogy, social sciences and to ensure resilience, quality, equity and sustainability.
  4. To provide a collaborative platform for academia, innovators and entrepreneurs to seek solutions for sustainable development amidst crises.

Sub – Themes / Tracks 

  1. Food Safety, Security & Agribusiness.
  2. ICTs including Big Data, Artificial Intelligence & Mathematical applications.
  3. Minerals, Mining, Materials Engineering & Design.
  4. Climate Change, sustainable Blue & Green economy
  5. Health interventions for sustainable development amidst global crises’
  6. Social science Research in the Innovation Ecosystem.
  7. Innovative pedagogies in STEM/STEAM Education amidst global crises’
  8. Business, management and finance.
  9. Public policy and governance.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  1. Poster/Exhibit write up and abstract with 300 words, should be submitted online via email.
  2. PROPOSAL abstracts are NOT acceptable. Abstracts should clearly highlight the subtheme /track, title, objective, problem, methodology, key findings/results, discussion, application, conclusions, recommendations and six keywords.
  3.  Each abstract should include the names of the author(s), affiliation(s), postal, e-mail and telephone contacts.
  4. Each full paper should have maximum 10 pages, single-spaced, font size 10, Times New Roman and MS Word format.
  5. All references in the text should be cited appropriately following the APA style.
  6. Authors should indicate whether the paper is already published or not, below the author’s address byline.

For submission of abstracts and papers, researchers are encouraged to use the email conferences@must.ac.ke

 

 ACTIVITY CALL  OPEN DATE  CLOSING DATE
Abstract Submission 14th January, 2022 29th May, 2022
Abstract Review Feedback 3rd February, 2022                    7th June, 2022
Submission of Full Paper 13th February, 2022  18th June,2022
Booking of Exhibition Space
Early Bird Registration 6th March, 2022 13th April, 2022
Registration 16th May, 2022 24th June, 2022
Receiving Recorded Presentations
Conference Dates 28th June, 2022   30th June, 2022

CHARGES

East African Participants: Ksh 4,000

International Participants: USD 100

Exhibitors: Ksh 3,000

MUST Staff: Ksh 3,000

MUST Students: Ksh 1,500

Other University Students: Ksh 2,000

 

BANK DETAILS

USD PAYMENTS

Full Name of the Bank: National of Kenya, Meru Branch

Bank Address: P.O BOX 1774-60200, MERU

Name of Account Holder: Meru University of Science and Technology

Account Number: 01021040013000

Bank Branch: Meru

Branch/Sort Code: 12007

SWIFT Code: NBKEKENXXXX

Featured Speakers

Prof Prasanta Dey

Prof. Prasanta Dey

Aston Business School (Aston University, Birmingham, UK).

Dr. Beatrice Matiri-Maisori

Dr. Beatrice Matiri-Maisori

Riara University Kenya

Prof Prasanta Dey

Prof. Anna Mdee

University of Leeds (UK)

Dr Alison Parker

Dr. Alison Parker

(FGS, FHEA), Cranfield Water Science Institute (UK) 

Dr Kilemi Mwiria

Dr. Kilemi Mwiria

Chair KNQA

Dr. Irene Koomen

Dr. Irene Koomen

Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation Netherlands

Prof. Geoffrey Muchiri

Prof. Geoffrey Muchiri

Murang’a University of Technology, Kenya

Prof. Jerono Phylis Rotich

Prof. Jerono Phylis Rotich

North Carolina Central University, Durnham, USA

Prof. Benson Estambale

Prof. Benson Estambale

DVC-Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Techology

Prof Muthoni Masinde

Prof Muthoni Masinde

Central University of Technology, Free State (South Africa)

Prof. Mugendi K. M'RITHAA

Prof. Mugendi K. M'Rithaa

Machakos University (MksU)

Professor Daniel Clauw

Professor Daniel Clauw

University of Michigan. (USA)